National University of Ireland Maynooth v Dr Jennifer Wood

  • Case Reference
    FTD/1511
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, A-Typical Working
Issues covered:

Background

This case relates to an appeal of a Right Commissioner’s decision under the Protection of Employees (Fixed Term Work) Act, 2003 wherein the Rights Commissioner refused to grant a contract of indefinite duration (CID) sought by Dr Wood.

Dr Wood commenced employment with National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) in September 2006. She was engaged on seven written contracts of employment for each academic year thereafter until Dr Wood was made redundant following the completion of her seventh contract on 31st May 2013. For completeness, there was no written contract

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This article is correct at 09/12/2015
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